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Analysis: The US policy of 'maximum pressure' has helped China gain greater leverage in the Middle East, where American influence continues to decline.

The UN is in negotiations with Beijing for a visit "without restrictions" to Xinjiang to see how the Uyghur minority is being treated, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.

China sanctions Americans, Canadians over Uighur criticism

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China sanctions Americans, Canadians over Uighur criticism

China has announced measures against two Americans, a Canadian, and a rights group in retaliation for US and Canadian sanctions imposed for rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.

Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

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Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

MPs voted unanimously to label China's treatment of Uighurs as 'genocide' and ministers called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to officially ...

UK to ban China imports 'linked to Uighur camps'

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UK to ban China imports 'linked to Uighur camps'

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab's proposals will likely fall short of sanctioning Chinese officials linked to Uighur re-education camps ...

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China's Alibaba 'dismayed' by Uighur facial-recognition software

Chinese tech giants Huawei and Alibaba have been implicated in developing facial-recognition software targeting Uighur Muslims.

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Barcelona's Griezmann cuts Huawei links over Uighurs surveillance claims

The World-Cup winning footballer took to Instagram to announce he was "immediately ending" his partnership with the company.

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China using tech, big data to track, detain Uighurs

Human Rights Watch says the Aksu List evidences China's use of data and technology for 'coerced thought transformation'.

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Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

Donald Trump has barred Americans from investing in companies that US officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row

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Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row

The United States on Monday called on Greece and Turkey to find "good solutions" to a tense Mediterranean territorial dispute after the NATO ...

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UK names Libya-born Turkish-speaker as overseas spy chief

The UK has appointed its former ambassador to Turkey, Richard Moore, as head of its MI6 Secret Intelligence Service.

France seeks UN-led mission on China's 'indefensible' Uighur treatment

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France seeks UN-led mission on China's 'indefensible' Uighur treatment

France's foreign minister has proposed a UN-led observer mission to evaluate the treatment of China's Uighur Muslim population.

China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

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China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

Exiled Uighurs this month called for the International Criminal Court in the Hague to investigate China for genocide and crimes against humanity.

UK opposition calls for China sanctions over Uighur persecution

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UK opposition calls for China sanctions over Uighur persecution

China has warned of a 'resolute response' to unilateral sanctions from the UK.

<em>Huawei</em> 'covered up' Iran business operations: report

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Huawei 'covered up' Iran business operations: report

The new revelations could bolster criminal proceedings against Huawei and its chief financial officer.

David Powell

Is the coronavirus pandemic encouraging authoritarianism?

Comment: As China uses the Covid-19 pandemic to try to repair its international reputation, other nations look to increase the remit of their state powers, writes David Powell.

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China's detained Uighur Muslims forced to work in factories

When Uighur detainees 'graduate' from Chinese camps, many are believed to be sent to work in factories producing products for global brands.

The New Arab

UAE denies spying on users via popular messaging app

The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority in a statement denied reports it was spying on users through a popular messaging app.

The New Arab

Popular Mideast app pulled after spying allegations

ToTok appears to trick users of iPhones and Android devices into handing over access to their location and private data on their devices.

US blacklists 28 Chinese companies 'implicated in Uighur repression'

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US blacklists 28 Chinese companies 'implicated in Uighur repression'

The US has imposed sanctions against 28 Chinese companies it says are involved in repression of Muslim Uighurs and other ethnic minorities, amid ...

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US war hawk Bolton to meet with Boris Johnson

John Bolton is the highest ranking US official to meet with new Prime Minister Boris Johnson since he took office, and will discuss rising ...

Inside Boris Johnson's new cabinet

The New Arab

Inside Boris Johnson's new cabinet

The appointment of Priti Patel, who was forced to resign over undisclosed meetings with Israeli ministers, is 'extremely concerning'.

Trump attacks London's Muslim mayor as he visits UK

The New Arab

Trump attacks London's Muslim mayor as he visits UK

The president called London mayor Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser' as he arrived for a three-day state visit to Britain, reviving a long-running ...

US to ban Chinese surveillance giant Hikvision

The New Arab

US to ban Chinese surveillance giant Hikvision

Donald Trump's administration is considering banning two top Chinese surveillance firms Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology and Zhejiang Dahua ...

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